Capped by Matthew Pistilli’s goal with 2:42 remaining in regulation the Komets light the lamp three times in the third period to come from behind and defeat Evansville 4-3 Wednesday night at War Memorial Coliseum.
The Komets skated three home games in four nights for week 19 going 2-0-1 for five points and improving to 35-12-4 and 74 points to lead the ECHL Eastern Conference with seven weeks remaining.
The Komets announced today that goaltender Pat Nagle has been loaned to the AHL’s Utica Comets.
The Gladiators (16-31-3-1) dropped a one-goal contest to the Fort Wayne Komets (35-12-1-3) for the third time this season on Saturday night. This time, the Gladiators jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead, but they could not hold onto it as the Komets responded with three unanswered goals.
It didn’t take J.M. Rizk to feel comfortable back in Fort Wayne as the forward netted a powerplay goal in the first period of Fort Wayne’s 2-1 win over Gwinnett at War Memorial Coliseum on Friday night.
Toledo picked up a point on Fort Wayne in the chase for first place in the ECHL’s North Division as the Walleye edged the Komets in a shootout on Wednesday night at War Memorial Coliseum.
J.M. Rizk, 28, was a member of the Komets 2011-12 CHL Presidents’ Cup Championship team appearing in 55 regular season games (20 goals, 31 points) and all 18 playoff games (7 goals, 14 points).
The Komets squeezed four points out of a three-game road trip to the Sunshine State for week 18 and improved to 33-12-3 and 69 points after 48 games.
The Fort Wayne Komets ended their Florida trip Saturday with a 4-2 win over the Orlando Solar Bears. The victory was the 32nd of the year for the North Division leading Komets.
The Fort Wayne Komets picked up win 32 of the season Friday night in Florida. The Komets beat the Orlando Solar Bears, 3-1.
The Komets announced today that leading scorer Shawn Szydlowski has been released from his PTO with Lake Erie of the AHL and has returned to the Fort Wayne lineup.
Dylan Quaile scored his first goal in a Komets sweater but Fort Wayne fell at Germain Arena to the Florida Everblades 3-2 on Wednesday night.